[NYTimes]"... The Obama administration has declined to intervene in the Syrian conflict beyond providing communications equipment and other nonlethal assistance to the rebels opposing the government of President Bashar al-Assad. But the outpost near Amman could play a broader role should American policy change. It is less than 35 miles from the Syrian border and is the closest American military presence to the conflict...."
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
US forces on Syria-Jordan border: Is Obama expanding the US role?
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 6:59 AM